About Installation and Licensing

A license is required to run PathWave Vector Signal Analysis (89600 VSA). There are several types of licenses available. The choice of license depends on how you want to use 89600 VSA. Refer to the PathWave Vector Signal Analysis Installation Guide Installing Licenses chapter for more license overview and installation information.

The different types of licenses are:

Installation and Licensing Process

The 89600 VSA installation and licensing consists of the following basic steps:

License Installation Procedure

See the Installing Licenses chapter of the PathWave Vector Signal Analysis Installation Guide for information on installing trial and transportable licenses. For floating or USB licenses, see the Keysight PathWave License Manager documentation.

You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 5.0 or later) to view the PathWave Vector Signal Analysis Installation Guide. The latest version of the Adobe Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded for free from the Adobe website.

Current VSA Software License Status Information

Use the Licenses dialog to view and verify current software license and option information, see Licenses Dialog Box.

Floating License Renewal Information

While floating licenses are perpetual, licensing is renewed every 550 days to give the customer an opportunity to change their server or host ID if needed through their Keysight Software Manager (KSM) profile. Email notification is received one month prior to license expiration with instructions, which is all completed through their KSM profile.

See Also

Keysight Software Manager

Keysight License Manager

Keysight Pathwave License Manager

License Dialog Box

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